I put out a clarion call,
To my fellow geeks, large and small.
“Bring your towel, lightsabers, your costumes, and slide!
We will show them that geeks have fun, indeed have PRIDE!”
I am geek, hear me code! Ha, wasn’t that horribly cheesy? Who cares though…. this is my blog and I’ll do what I want here. In fact, that’s really what being a geek is all about: finding those things that you really enjoy and embracing them despite all social convention. Actor/writer Simon Peg has a […]
I am a man. I am a strong man, an honest man, a man of virtue and integrity. I am not bragging here, merely stating things that have been proven and shown to me through hardship and difficulty. I have passed through a refiner’s fire and come forth a sharpened blade of the best steel.
My rite of passage has been my wife’s poor health. There has been no council of men, supreme ruler, Jedi Master, or anything of the sort to congratulate me and present to me a sword that I can wear in public now. I don’t have a uniform or a badge, I don’t even get a sash. Nobody has informed me that I have passed through this trial and come out triumphant at the end; nobody needed to.
Perhaps the greatest beauty that technologies such as DVR and streaming video have provided us is a greater commitment to and passion for serial television shows. It is far less common to find a series in which you can just pick up any random episode several seasons in and have any clue whatsoever is going on. […]
Inspiration can come from anywhere; several years ago while watching an episode of Sons of Guns I was hit with the idea to create a device to electronically ignite fireworks. Eventually it occurred to me that I needed to revisit my HellBox, and instead of merely making it work better, I had no choice but to integrate the Raspberry Pi.
I am sitting in the very last session of this year’s Future Insights Live web development/design conference in Las Vegas. The speaker just put up a slide that says “Stop Building Web Applications.” Seemingly radical phrases like this have been the norm this week as the presenters try to get the crowd’s attention and get […]